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Account - General Rate & Sanitary Services, City of Keilor, Mr Graeme Fullarton, 30th September 1966 Document Reg. No: HT 14505

Summary:
Alternative Name: Bill

This account or charge notice is a valuation of costs for general rates and sanitary services for the residence of Graeme Fullarton at 83 Quinn Grove. It was issued by the General Rate and Sanitary Services of the City of Keilor for 30th September 1966, for a total of $38.12. The general rate charge was $25.92 and the sanitary pan charge was $12.20. The amount in sterling is handwitten on the account to the amount of 19 pounds, 1 shilling and 2 pence.

This document is part of a collection of documents and photographs that relates to the purchase of land, and the construction and setting up of a family home by Graeme Fullarton in Keilor East, in the period from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. The collection tracks the 'great Australian dream' of owning a home.

Graeme Fullarton bought adjoining land with his brother Bruce Fullarton in 1959 on Quinn Grove and David Street in East Keilor. In 1964 they both built homes using the same builder. The items in this collection include legal documents relating to Graeme's land purchase; brochures from builders; his subsequent house construction plan; mortgage repayment, land valuation, rates and sanitary services accounts; a quotation relating to the connection of the telephone service; house content insurance accounts; and gas and electricity accounts from the first years in the home. Family photographs show the house being built, from its footings through to the roof being put on.
Description:
Blue paper bill with black printed ink.
Statement Of Significance:
This object is part of a document and photograph collection which tracks the 'great Australian dream' of owning a home through the experience of Mr Graeme Fullarton, during the period from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. This collection includes some of the legal documents relating to Graeme's land purchase; his subsequent house construction plan; brochures from builders; mortgage repayment, land valuation, rates and sanitary services accounts; a quotation relating to the connection of the telephone service; house content insurance accounts; and gas and electricity accounts from the first years in the home. Family photographs show the house being built, from its footings through to the roof being put on.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Graeme Fullarton, 2007
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.0 cm (Width), 15.3 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: housing
Themes this item is part of: Graeme Fullarton, 1960s Suburban Pioneer, Domestic & Community Life Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Home Management
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Inscriptions: Printed in black along top: "CITY OF KEILOR MUNICIPAL OFFICES, KEILOR /" [extended text will need to be transcribed]
Typed on back of bill: "$**** 38.12 - 18 A N Q 1 89 . 06412 - 5 APR -66"
Issued By: City of Keilor General Rate and Sanitary Services, Keilor, Victoria, Australia, 30 Sep 1966

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